Artificial Insemination in Captive Lions is Bad News for Conservation

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It is tempting to believe that technology will save the day when it comes to environmental and wildlife conservation crises. The recent success story of a lion cub, Simba, born at Singapore zoo as a result of artificial insemination, is a case in point.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2021


  • wild lions
  • artificial insemination
  • technosalvation
  • cognitive bias
  • heuristics
  • psychology
  • wildlife conservation
  • South Africa
  • media reports

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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